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Engineer Process

Denham Springs, Louisiana, United States
October 23, 2016

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M.S. in Engineering with an emphasis in SPC, Reliability, Management and Safety, and Corrosion.

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. May 2000. GPA – 3.43/4.0.

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. December 1994. GPA - 3.56/4.0.


FEED Packages & Detailed Design

PFDs / P&IDs / UFDs / Plot Plans

Control Schematics / Piping Diagrams

Data Sheets / Equipment Specifications

Line & Tie In Lists / A&T & Safety Schedules

BOD / BEDQ, Control Narrative & Philosophy

Brownfield Project Modification & SoW Reviews


API / ASME / NACE Familiarity (Corrosion Prevention)

Vendor Equipment & Process Operation Reviews

HYSYS/ProMAX/Pro II/PI Process/UniSim & FlareNET

Calculations (including Heat &Material Balances)

CV / PSV / PRV / Blow Hatch calculations

Feasibility Studies & Presentations / SWOT Analysis

Management & Operation Design Presentations

Client Action Plans

Process Operating Guides / Reviews

Man Hour Estimates & Schedules

Jr. Engineer Supervision / Mentoring / Review

Training Presentations to Jr Engineers

Senior Process Engineer,

Hargrove & Associates, Inc. – Baton Rouge, LA, July 2015 – June 2016.

Lead Process Engineer for midstream & refinery projects.

Senior Process Engineer (contract),

CB&I – The Hague, Netherlands, February 2015 – April 2015.

Senior Process Engineer for SASREF (Saudi Aramco-Shell Refinery) debottlenecking and economic evaluation. Pro II simulations of the CDU & MVU using Shell standards & UniSim simulations.

Senior Process Engineer (contract),

AMEC Foster Wheeler. – Baku, Azerbaijan, September 2012 – February 2015.

Process Lead for Central Sand & the West Azeri brownfield Sand ($18MM) & Produced Water Projects ($24MM) for BP in the Caspian region. Process Engineer on the WA Sewage project.

Staff Process Engineer,

Saulsbury Industries, Inc. – Odessa, TX, June 2012 – October 2012.

Process Lead for Modular skid shale gas projects using amine, dehydration, polishing, stabilization, cryo & compression units for clients in mid-stream oil & gas. Conducted ProMAX & FlareNET studies and participated in client meetings for operability studies and P&ID reviews.

Senior Process Engineer II (contract),

Industrial Engineering Management, Inc. – Baton Rouge, LA, March 2012 – June 2012.

Process Lead for Shale gas projects using amine, dehydration, polishing, stabilization, cryo, compression and separation units for clients in mid-stream oil & gas treating & transmission. Conducted in-depth HYSYS studies & participated in high level client management feasibility meetings.

Senior Process Engineer,

Audubon Engineering, LLC. – Covington, LA, August 2011 – January 2012

Process Lead for on- and offshore projects involving all phases of process design. Projects also included PI Process expertise, ProMAX and HYSYS simulation development and emissions and waste oil reduction for gas plants and refineries.

Senior Engineer III, Studsvik, Inc. – Atlanta, GA, June 2010 – June 2011.

Guided development of the engineering team and participated in project testing and development of proprietary nuclear waste remediation systems for low and mid-level radioactive waste disposal. Experiential areas include:

Pyrolysis, steam reformation & Flue Gas clean-up

Optimal catalyst selection

Mercury & H2S Mitigation

Demolition & Decommissioning Plans

In plant process operations support

Process / Facility Engineer (Erwin, TN plant)

Radiation Worker Certification

Process Task Engineer,

The Shaw Group – Baton Rouge, LA, July 2006 – Sep 2009.

Process Lead on several chemical, petrochemical and refinery projects from proposals and PDPs up through detail design. Process lead on a fire rebuild and a project study involving alkylation. Received two unsolicited mid-year raises ~7.9% (2007) and 6% (2008) due to outstanding performance.

Experiential areas include:

Greenfield & Brownfield Modification Projects

HYSYS & Pro II simulation

Design, evaluation, & procurement of equipment

Supervision of contracted companies in the field

Junior & senior engineer supervision / review

Client & Internal project reviews

Feedstock sensitivity projects

Field installation of process equipment

Process Operation Interaction

Project coordination with multidisciplinary teams

Senior Process Engineer,

ENGlobal Engineering, Inc. – Baton Rouge, LA & Tulsa, OK, Oct 2005 – July 2006.

Projects included a $350MM Gas Plant expansion, an amine & alkylation unit relocation, & a specialty batch chemical tank mods project, Supervised vendors, jr engineers & contract field personnel.

Process Engineer (contract),

Kelly Engineering Services on site at DOW Chemical – Plaquemine, LA, Mar 2005 – Apr 2005.

Completed surveys and detail design for PSVs and ERDs in multiple plants. Completed PSV training.

TRC Support Specialist (contract),

Consolidated Electrical Distributors – Springdale, AR, Oct 2004 – Nov 2004.

Associate APC Engineer Intern,

C. F. Picou & Associates – Baton Rouge, LA, May 2004 – Jun 2004.

Engineered solutions for Deutsche BP AG Erdöl-Raffinerie Emsland – Lingen, Germany.

Process control functional specifications

APC user manual documentation

Process Control Schematics

MS Visio drawings

Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant,

Louisiana State University & A&M College, Jan 2003 – May 2004.

Pursued a PhD in ChE with an emphasis in process control and dynamics. Research topic involved modeling the dynamic process control of a coal gasification process. GPA – 3.37/4.0.

Executive Assistant,

See-Penn & Associates, P.L.C., Little Rock, AR, May 2002 to Jan 2003.

Provided all support for a small law firm specializing in PI, estate planning, divorce, criminal practice. Responsible for filing briefs and motions with the court. Left position to return to school.

Sales Representative,

Trigon Engineering Company, Little Rock, AR, Jun 2000 to Feb 2002.

Provided service, sales, and troubleshooting expertise to clients in the southern two-thirds of Arkansas and the Little Rock area. Experiential areas include:

All wet process engineering design

(paper mills, refineries, chemical & food plants)

Environmental equipment design

Equipment field installation

Startup & commissioning

Equipment troubleshooting

Sizing of all equipment & valves

Management, operator, vendor interaction

Environmental Coordinator/Chemical Engineer, Copeland Corporation, Lebanon, MO,

Aug 1999 to May 2000.

Handled all environmental issues for a manufacturing facility (large quantity generator) with over one thousand employees. Experiential areas include:

Emergency response coordination

Environmental training

Plant-wide audits

Quarterly / Annual reporting

LEPC, City, State & Federal liaison

Conflict resolution (also with the public)

DoT training

Corrosion & MoC cost reduction projects

Coolant system management projects

MSDS complete program update

Project/Process Engineer, Tetra Technologies, Inc., Bromine Division, West Memphis, AR,

Jan 1999 to Apr 1999.

Experiential areas include:

In-plant process engineer

Start-up & Commissioning

Batch & Continuous process (bromine)

Equipment troubleshooting / maintenance

Agitator, pumps, tanks, piping design

Process optimization & design

Material selection / Corrosion solutions

Wellsite I Engineer and Procedure Analyst, Halliburton Energy Services, Bossier City, LA,

Jun 1997 to Aug 1998.

Experiential areas include:

Well completion simulations / procedures

Well cementing plans

Well completion client presentations

Field cementing projects

Field fracking projects

Research Assistant, The Logistics Institute, University of Arkansas, Defense Logistics Agency project: Hazardous Materials Storage Criteria Review, Jul 1995 – May 1997.

Department of Energy DLA system based on review of Hazardous Material (HazMat) Classification Systems - federal, state, and local EPA, DoT, OSHA, & private industry regulations.


American Chemical Society

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

– Baton Rouge Section Secretary (2010)

– Baton Rouge Section Vice Chair (2012)

– Baton Rouge Section Chair (2013)

–BR Section Executive Committee (2014)

Arkansas Alumni Association

NCEES ChE PE Committee (2011-Present)

Tau Beta Pi, Arkansas Alpha

OK P.E. #22790

LA P.E. #34013

References available upon request.

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